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Erosion continues to eat away at the banks of White Oak Creek, as evidenced by a recent tree falling behind a home in the 5000 block of River Thames Road.
Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at approximately 5:28 PM, the Madison Police Department received information from Loss Prevention employees of Walmart located at 227 Grandview Boulevard in Madison
The following article appeared in a University of Tennessee’s alumni publication and features the mother of Belhaven resident, Dr. Reed Hogan.
The 2019-2020 Junior League of Jackson board of directors are (from left, back) Donna Josey, sustaining advisor; Melanie Hataway, sustaining advisor; Susan Rockoff, community vice president; Julia

$547,000 and Counting

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Less than two months into the project, Siemens has corrected some 5,400 water bills and $547,000 in back usage fees, according to Public Works Director Bob Miller.

Siemens was brought back on in late April to help the city resolve lingering problems with the city’s water/sewer billing system.


James McGowan retiring

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Former Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is retiring after 27 years with the Jackson Police Department.

McGowan previously headed up the North Jackson precinct before being promoted to district commander under former Police Chief Lee Vance.

On Monday, McGowan announced he was retiring on a social media post.



Catch-22

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Federal funding delays road projects, increases costs

Last February, the city of Jackson received $1.4 million to repave a little more than a mile of East Northside Drive.

Nearly a year and a half later, the city has not bid the project for construction, and cannot do so until after it gets the go-ahead from the state.










N’sider spends spare time cleaning Pearl River

By ANTHONY WARREN,

When he’s not working, John Breland can be found traversing the Pearl River, picking up other people’s trash.

The professional cabinet maker goes out on the river about twice a week to collect garbage.

For Breland, cleaning up the Pearl has become a passion, and something that many people say has made the river a better place.


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Erosion continues to eat away at the banks of White Oak Creek, as evidenced by a recent tree... READ MORE

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Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE

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1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.